Miller Grove: The three-time defending Class AAAA state champions opened the season with an 86-51 win over Redan on Nov. 29. Tony Parker led the Wolverines with 26 points and 14 rebounds; Brandon Morris had 13 points and eight rebounds; and Justin Colvin scored 11 points. Morris had 18 points and 13 rebounds in an 81-44 win over Mays on Dec. 2. Also, Parker had 17 points and 14 rebounds, Christian Houston added 13 and Colvin scored 11. Houston and Colvin each made three 3-pointers.
Southwest DeKalb: The Panthers had a three-game winning streak snapped with a 65-62 loss to Wheeler on Dec. 3. Jordan Price scored 26 points and William Goodwin added 19. The Panthers beat Douglass 79-42 on Nov. 29 and beat Lithonia 65-56 on Dec. 2. Against Douglass, Price had 26 points, Goodwin had 11 points and 15 rebounds, and Emanuel Walker also had 11. Goodwin had 24 points and 16 rebounds, Price added 22 and Kaderius Turner 10 in the win over Lithonia.
Dunwoody: The Wildcats are off to a 3-0 start after wins over Marist and Carver Atlanta. Paris Ballinger scored 15 points, while DeChard Hamilton and Richard Carrington each had 11 in a 47-45 win over Marist on Nov. 29. Carrington scored 20 points and Harry Andros added 10 in a 61-54 win over Carver on Dec. 2. This is the best start for the Wildcats since the 2006-07 team began the season 8-0 and advanced to the state Class AAA quarterfinals.
Chamblee: Isaiah Mason made a free throw with four seconds remaining for the winning score in a 58-57 win over Marist in overtime on Dec. 2. Jockuel Jones scored 18 points, Mason had 15, and Devin Bell had 12 points and 17 rebounds. Mason led with 15 points and Tim Favors added 13 in a 62-22 win over Lakeside on Nov. 29.
Decatur: The Bulldogs fell to 3-2 after losses to Grady (62-53 in overtime) and Blessed Trinity (44-33). Desmond Tuft scored 15 points, Murad Dillard added 11 and Davante Meadows had 10 in the loss to Grady. Brett Riley was the only player in double figures with 10 points against Blessed Trinity.
Arabia Mountain: Bakari Copeland scored 17 points and Alex Avina added 10 in a 55-52 loss to Lovett on Nov. 29. The Rams missed 18 free throws in the game. The Rams also lost 76-41 to Columbia on Dec. 2.
Chamblee: The Bulldogs remained undefeated at 5-0 with wins over Lakeside (63-31) and Marist (55-33). Bre McDonald, who had 19 points and eight rebounds in the win over Lakeside, scored the 1,000th point in her career against Marist. Against Lakeside, Lucy Mason had 19 points and nine assists; Chelsea Adams had 10 points and 11 rebounds; and Paden Smith added 11 points.
St. Pius: Freshman Asia Durr scored 38 points in two games as the Golden Lions beat Westminster 63-17 and Class AAAAA power North Gwinnett 48-46. Against Westminster, Durr scored 18 and Sydni Payne added 13. The Golden Lions outscored North 15-2 over the final 9:30 until allowing a 3-pointer at the buzzer. St. Pius held North to 29 percent shooting from the field. Durr had 20 points and Elizabeth Elliott had 10 rebounds against North.
Decatur: Queen Alford had 30 points and 13 steals, and Jordan Dillard added 24 points in a 76-37 win over Blessed Trinity on Dec. 2 for the Bulldogs (5-0). Dillard scored 29 points as the Bulldogs beat Grady 67-32 on Nov. 29. Alford added 24 points in that game.
Miller Grove: Tashi Thompson scored 18 points as the Wolverines held off a rally to beat Redan 47-41 in the season opener on Nov. 29.
Redan: After opening with a 47-41 loss to Miller Grove, the Raiders beat Douglass 63-30 on Dec. 2. Jamese Abney scored a career-high 27 points and made seven 3-pointers. She also had seven steals. Also, Destini McClary added 12 points and Brea Elmore had 10 points, four steals and six assists. Against Miller Grove, Elmore led with 12 points and Jada Byrd had 17 rebounds.